One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A designated way out of a building or vehicle, to be used for escape in the event of an emergency.‘on the plane, I was extremely fortunate to be seated directly in front of an emergency exit’
- ‘It wasn't long after take off from Shenzen when the emergency exit warning light began to flash.’
- ‘There she was, standing by the emergency exit doors with two of her friends.’
- ‘Conditions were so bad one person smashed open an emergency exit to let in some air because guards would not open the doors.’
- ‘There was an emergency exit stairway that she was able to run up.’
- ‘A Briton who attacked two flight attendants in a drunken rage tried to open the plane's emergency exits mid-flight.’
- ‘A second suspect had opened the emergency exit at the back of the bus.’
- ‘We are at the end of the hallway on the second floor, just feet from the emergency exit.’
- ‘My desk was tucked away in a corner, next to the emergency exit.’
- ‘The spokesman urged residents not to park in places which would obstruct fire hydrants, fire exits or emergency exit routes.’
- ‘It is up to the parents to unite to force schools to provide at least basic facilities such as emergency exits.’
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